Athletic Academic Advisor and Student Services Coordinator - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position is responsible for the academic advisement of student-athletes and the monitoring of student-athlete academic progress. Additionally, this position assists the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Director of Compliance with: educating student-athletes regarding NCAA eligibility requirements, implementing department academic improvement plans, determining student-athlete initial and continuing eligibility, coordinating student-athlete life skills and student-athlete advisory committee programs, and supervising tutors and study hall.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
- Manage the academic advisement of all assigned student-athletes in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics; advise prospective, current and transfer student-athletes in all aspects of their academic programs; establish a relationship of trust and openness.
- Ensure the academic eligibility of all assigned student-athletes.
- Keep current with all NCAA, conference and UVU rules, regulations, and requirements pertaining to academic advisement and student-athlete eligibility and instruct student-athletes, athletic personnel, and campus advisors accordingly.
- Coordinate programs to ensure student-athlete success and academic progress towards the fulfillment of a degree through grade checks, study hall, tutors, academic scheduling, monitoring of class attendance, student-athlete orientation and class registration.
- Assist in the certification of initial, transfer, and continuing academic eligibility of student-athletes according to NCAA Division I standards, including compliance with the NCAA Academic Performance Program.
- Help create, implement and monitor department academic recovery plans, as necessary.
- Identify at-risk student-athletes and prospective student-athletes and create academic schedules and plans that provide them with the opportunity to succeed academically.
- Coordinate attendance of new student-athletes in new student orientations.
- Create and monitor a student-athlete mentoring program matching incoming at-risk Student-Athletes with academically successful upperclassmen to provide leadership and guidance and increase retention.
- Coordinate the submission of student-athletes for UVU, conference, NCAA, and national awards and scholarship opportunities.
- Represent the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at conferences, community and school events, and other functions pertaining to academics.
- Support and maintain all UVU and NCAA standards of ethical conduct for athletics personnel.
- Uphold and abide by all NCAA and conference regulations and UVU institutional policies and procedures.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
- Supervise tutors and monitor their interactions with student-athletes.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor's degree and two years of expreience related to the essential duties. Experience in an NCAA Division I athletics department preferred. Master's degree preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of University course schedules, course curriculum, and degree requirements.
-Knowledge of student advisement methods and techniques (monitoring student's classes, scheduling, academic progress and registration.
-Knowledge of NCAA Division I rules relating to intercollegiate athletic programs, academic advisement and student-athlete academic eligibility.
-Knowledge and understanding of drug education and student-athlete wellness.
-Skill in the use of computers and NCAA institutional software as applied to management of student records including: Banner, CAi, and LSDBi.
-Interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills.
-Ability to manage and keep up-to-date student records.
-Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques and study skills.
-Ability to communicate effectively with student-athletes, faculty, athletic administrators and coaches.
-Ability to enhance the overall athletic academic program and represent the Department at conferences, community and school events, and other functions pertaining to academics.
-Desire to continually improve by attending professional conferences and education sessions.

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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